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Pilu Oil
Moringa Oil
Name : Pilu Oil
Botanical Name : Salvadora Persica Oil
Parts Of Use : Leaves , Fruits , Root Bark , Stem Bark , Seed Oil
Uses :

Leaves - The leaves are eaten as a vegetable in the eastern tropical Africa and are used in the preparation of a sauce, and tender shoots and leaves are eaten as salad. Leaves are bitter in taste, corrective, deobstruent, astringent to the bowels, tonic to the liver, diuretic, analgesic, anthelmintic, useful in ozoena and other nose troubles, piles, scabies, leukoderma, lessening inflammation, and strengthening the teeth. Leaves are pungent and are considered in Punjab as an antidote to poison of all sorts and in south of Bombay as an external application in rheumatism. The juice of the leaves is also used in scurvy.

Fruits -Fruits are sweet and edible. A fermented drink is reported to be made from the fruits. Fruits possess deobstruent, carminative, diuretic, lithontriptic, and stomachic properties and are used in biliousness and rheumatism. In Sind, it is believed that fruits have a good effect on snake bite.

Root bark
-Root bark is used as a vesicant and is employed as an ingredient of snuff. A paste of the roots is applied as a substitute for mustard plaster and their decoction is used against gonorrhea and vesical catarrh. A decoction of the bark is used as a tonic in amenorrhea and the dose of the decoction is half a teacupful twice daily and as a stimulant in low fevers and as an emmenagogue.

Stem bark -Stem bark is used as an ascarifuge and also in gastric troubles.

Seeds oil -Seeds have bitter and sharp taste. They are used as purgative, diuretic and tonic seed oil is applied on the skin in rheumatism.